Auckland Transport laying groundwork for congestion charging

Auckland Transport laying groundwork for congestion charging
Congested motorways are a common sight in Auckland. (Image: NZME)
Oliver Lewis
Auckland Transport wants to be ready to start work on a congestion charging system once enabling legislation passes, likely later this year or early next.The council-owned transport agency started advertising on the government electronic tender service (GETS) website last Friday for a consultant or consortium to update previous work on congestion charging – although Auckland Transport (AT), like Auckland mayor Wayne Brown, prefers the term time of use charging – to design a preferred scheme and produce a business case for decision-m...

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